Since 2001, as Partner at The Engel Burman Group, Scott has built his career and reputation in the real estate industry as a developer, builder, property owner and investor.
He currently presides as President of Engel Burman Construction, where he manages a team of over eighty-five (85) employees, nine (9) active construction projects and a robust pre-construction pipeline, with a total aggregate value in excess of One Billion Dollars ($1,000,000,000) under management. During his six-year tenure, he has designed and implemented a corporate restructuring and growth platform to allow for the company's progression in a variety of business sectors, namely: the rapid expansion of The Bristal Assisted Living chain, a surge in The Seasons active senior lifestyle communities; the company’s entry into the drug rehabilitation and research sector; with a wide variety of other residential and mixed-use projects on the horizon.
Throughout his career, Scott has extensively negotiated the purchase, sale and leasing of commercial properties, and he has structured complicated real estate development and financing transactions across New York and New Jersey. He has worked with municipalities and government agencies throughout the region, establishing a successful track record for obtaining difficult land use approvals and property entitlements, yielding tangible results in the form of brick and mortar buildings.
Scott was a founding Partner of Paramount Realty USA, a real estate auction company headquartered in Manhattan, which represents real estate owners and developers in the accelerated marketing and sale of real property.
In 2018 Scott was appointed to the LIPA and PSEG Long Island’s Community Advisory Board; in 2017, he was appointed to the Board of Trustees for the Long Island Children’s Museum. Scott is past President and Executive Board Member for the Long Island Real Estate Group; past Chair of The Association for a Better Long Island’s Associate Board; a member of the Long Island Business News' "40 under 40" class of 2011, and is the recipient of LIBN’s 2010 Award for "Rising Star in Commercial Development.” Scott received a Bachelor of Science degree from the New York University Stern School of Business.
Scott resides in The Village of Lloyd Harbor, NY with his wife, Bianca and their three children, Isla, Brent and Page as well as their five dogs. He has a passion for fitness, competes in national and international endurance racing events and is a top local triathlon finisher.